Why more Black women die of breast cancer

ISTOCK/ NNPA Black women need to demand the attention and care of health care professionals. BY RICKI FAIRLEYSPECIAL...

Trump unveils sweeping goals on kidney disease

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GETTY IMAGES FOR NORTH AMERICA/TNS President Trump holds up an executive order on Advancing American Kidney Health after delivering remarks...

CDC issues warning about ‘crypto’ in pools, water parks

DREAMSTIME/TNS The fecal parasite can survive for days in chlorinated water in pools and water playgrounds. BY STEPHANIE...

Black pharmacists going ‘above and beyond’

African Americans get support, education from health advocates at drugstores nationwide MICHAEL B. THOMAS/KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Customer...

ALCEE UNPLUGGED

An unexpected emergency room ordeal reminds a thoughtful Congressman Alcee Hastings that pancreatic cancer won’t stop him from waging battles for...

Study: E-cigarettes may damage brain stem cells

DREAMSTIME/TNS A recent study found that certain e-cigarette flavorings damage cardiovascular cells. BY THERESA BRAINENEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS

Suicide rate in nation increased 33% from 1999 to 2017

BEATRICE PREVE/DREAMSTIME/TNS If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or...

Kids still being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

DREAMSTIME/TNS Parents urged to use liquid or powder detergents if they have children under 6 years old. BY...

Black experts shine at health care conference

Speakers focus on racial disparities, equity during sessions in Baltimore PHOTOS COURTESY OF PENNY DICKERSON/FLORIDA COURIER...

Hemp products and CBD meds now cleared to fly

C.M. GUERRERO/MIAMI HERALD/TNS Food and Drug Administration-approved hemp products like certain CBD medications are now allowed in both carry-on and checked...

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